ATV-tours - East Highlanders

We offer ATV trips in Hallormsstadur forest, driving on paths to the mountain where you get spectacular view.

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Skriðuklaustur - Cultural Centre

Historical site with the ruins of a 16th century monastery. Culture Centre in home of the writer Gunnar Gunnarsson, built in 1939.

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Wilderness Center - Exhibition

Experience a visually stunning exhibition where you can walk into the adventures of the Icelandic wilderness

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Bathing in hot springs - Laugarfell

Laugarfell Highland Hostel is located north of Mt. Snæfell. Good access in summer by all cars. Two geothermal pools are located by the hostel, many interesting tracking paths and a number of beautiful waterfalls.

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Hrafnkels Saga Trail

Hrafnkels saga Freysgoða is one of the Icelanders’ sagas. It tells of struggles between chieftains and farmers in the east of Iceland in the 10th century. The farm Hrafnkelsstaðir in Fljotsdalur valley was owned by the chieftain Hrafnkell.

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Hiking tours - Wildboys

Wildboys.is operate all kinds of hiking tours all year. A midnight tour on Mt. Snæfell, the amazing Mt. Dyrand our canyon adventure in Hafrahvammar are simply unforgettable. Check out our website for the various tour selection.

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Jeep Tours - East Higlanders

Jeep tours of your choice or package tours to nature wonders in the region and peaceful fishing villages. We offer ATV trips in Hallormsstadur forest, driving on paths to the mountain where you get spectacular view. And ATV trips in the wilderness of the highlands between Egilsstaðir and Seyðisfjörður.

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The visitor centre at Skriduklaustur is the information centre for the east territory of Vatnajökull National Park.

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The Lagarfljót is one of Iceland’s deepest lakes and lies in a narrow trough carved by glaciers. Its deep mysterious glacial waters are the home of Iceland’s ancient and much older equivalent of the Loch Ness monster, the terrifying sea-worm-like Wyrm or ‘Lagarfljótsormur’.

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Hallormsstaður Forest

Hallormsstaður National Forests is considered to be Iceland's largest forest. The forest covers an area of 740 hectares most of which is native birch.

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Hike to the falls

Hengifoss is the most popular natural attraction in East Iceland. It is located 34 km from Egilsstadir town on the way to Vatnajökull National Park. Here you can find information and advice for visiting this gem.

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